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Trundlebed Tales host Sarah S. Uthoff will look at Laura Ingalls Wilder and other classic children's literature and social history including historic foodways and one-room schools.

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We normally don't have an update this month, but we've got enough going on that I wanted to. Most of that stuff is online so I want you to know in enough time to get signed up for it and to prepare questions. We also have a bunch of... more

In 2019 I was driving down to Mansfield, Missouri for their Wilder Days event. I was going to be traveling by myself I decided to swing over to Marceline, MO on my way down. Disney - YouTube It wasn't very long after I got back that I was... more

December is an even busier month than usual. We've got Christmas events at De Smet, SD; Mansfield, MO; Malone/Burke, NY. We're also checking in on Laura Ingalls Wilder Christmas themed plays and events connecting with the NBC... more

We'll look back on Veteran's Day with a special focus on "In Flander's Fields" by John McCrae and poppies.

November used to be a slow Laura fan month, but we've seen some developments this year. Learn about events at Mansfield, MO and a future TV show event.

I've already done episodes with touring plans - how to visit a site and what to see - and with everything going on we're going to check in and see if they are still valid. Today we're going to talk about our visits this year to the Iowa State Fair... more

September tends to be another big Laura Ingalls Wilder event month. Learn about events in Pepin, WI; Mansfield, MO; Malone, NY; West Branch, IA.

Today is Almanzo and Laura Ingalls Wilder's wedding anniversary. In honor of that we're having a special Laura Ingalls Wilder basic questions episode. We'll do another special episode so be sure to ask questions for the next one.

This month's birthday girl is Carrie Ingalls. Join us for events in Pepin, Wisconsin; De Smet, South Dakota; Spring Valley, Minnesota; and Malone, New York.

This is the last day of my Walnut Grove trip. I visit the dugout site and get two nasty surprises. Then I have a happy surprise at the museum. Finally, I drive home and talk about videos you can look for.

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